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The Chicago Tribune's Rick Kogan joins us to explore the personalities and policies driving the Windy City back in 1955, when Fortune magazine declared Chicago “America's Most Exciting City.” Kogan's article, “What an Amazing Year It's Been: 1955!” appears in the Sunday, February 20, 2005, edition of the Chicago Tribune magazine. From Riverview to Richard J. Daley, television to theater, we want to hear your memories of the 1950s. E-mail us at 848@ChicagoPublicRadio.org. Music Button: Frank Sinatra, “My Kind of Town,” Sinatra Reprise: The Very Good Years (Warner Brothers, 1991)

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